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Comment:On the server.wiki page, point to the source code comments that describe the various CGI options.
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It may be necessary to set permissions properly, or to modify an ".htaccess"
file or make other server-specific changes.  Consult the documentation
for your particular web server. In particular, the following permissions are
<em>normally</em> required (but, again, may be different for a particular
configuration):

<ul>

<li>The Fossil binary must be readable/executable, and ALL directories leading up to it
must be readable by the process which executes the CGI.</li>
<li>ALL directories leading to the CGI script must also be readable and the CGI
script itself must be executable for the user under which it will run (which often differs
from the one running the web server - consult your site's documentation or administrator).</li>
<li>The repository file AND the directory containing it must be writable by the same account
which executes the Fossil binary (again, this might differ from the WWW user). The directory
needs to be writable so that sqlite can write its journal files.</li>
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notfound: http://url-to-go-to-if-repo-not-found/
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Once deployed, a URL like: <b>http://mydomain.org/cgi-bin/repo/XYZ</b>
will serve up the repository "/home/fossil/repos/XYZ.fossil" (if it exists).
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<a name="scgi"></a>
<h2>Fossil as SCGI</h2><blockquote>

<p>
The [/help/server|fossil server] command, described above as a way of







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It may be necessary to set permissions properly, or to modify an ".htaccess"
file or make other server-specific changes.  Consult the documentation
for your particular web server. In particular, the following permissions are
<em>normally</em> required (but, again, may be different for a particular
configuration):

<ul>
<li>The Fossil binary (/usr/bin/fossil in the example above)
must be readable/executable, and ALL directories leading up to it
must be readable by the process which executes the CGI.</li>
<li>ALL directories leading to the CGI script must also be readable and the CGI
script itself must be executable for the user under which it will run (which often differs
from the one running the web server - consult your site's documentation or administrator).</li>
<li>The repository file AND the directory containing it must be writable by the same account
which executes the Fossil binary (again, this might differ from the WWW user). The directory
needs to be writable so that sqlite can write its journal files.</li>
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notfound: http://url-to-go-to-if-repo-not-found/
</pre></blockquote>
</p>
<p>
Once deployed, a URL like: <b>http://mydomain.org/cgi-bin/repo/XYZ</b>
will serve up the repository "/home/fossil/repos/XYZ.fossil" (if it exists).
</p>
<p>
Additional options available to the CGI script are documented in the
source code.  As of 2017-07-02, the available options are described at
[/artifact/9a52a07b?ln=1777-1824|main.c lines 1777 through 1824].
</p>
</blockquote>

<a name="scgi"></a>
<h2>Fossil as SCGI</h2><blockquote>

<p>
The [/help/server|fossil server] command, described above as a way of